Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Server Check Monitoring System is written by Keith Fairley and is distributed by FearWorks Media Ltd, a company registered in the United Kingdom. Our website address is: https://servercheck.co.uk. When we mention “Server Check”, “we”, “us”, “our” or “software” in this Privacy Policy, we are referring to this company which is responsible for processing your data.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the DPO by emailing info@fearworksmedia.co.uk.

How we use your personal data

We use the collected data for various purposes:

  • to provide and maintain the service we provide
  • to notify you about changes to the service we provide
  • to provide customer care and support
  • to provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the service we provide
  • to monitor the usage of the service we provide
  • to detect, prevent and address technical issues

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Personal Information

Your personal information includes all of the data you provide when you sign up for an account, purchase a license or a subscription, or enrol in our services, including your name, email address, telephone number. If you make a payment for services, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by our third party secure payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of card transactions.

Network and Location Information

We may, for example, use an IP address received from your browser or device to determine approximate location. We may also collect location information from devices in accordance with the consent process provided by your device.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit the account login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not sell, lease, rent or otherwise disclose your personal data to third parties unless otherwise stated below.

We will share your information in the following ways:

Service Providers

We may provide access to or share your information with selected third parties who perform services on our behalf. These third parties provide a variety of services to us, including without limitation billing, sales, marketing, provision of content and features, advertising, analytics, research, customer service, data storage, security, fraud prevention, payment processing, and legal services.

Third-Party Integrations

When you initiate a connection with a third-party integration through use of our software, website and services, we will share information about you that is required to enable your use of the third-party integration through the software, website and services.

Legal Requests

In the event of a witness order, court order, or request of the government or a regulatory authority, we reserve the right to disclose any such personal information necessary to comply with such witness order, court order, request, or applicable law.

Transfer of your personal data to other countries

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside the United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to the United Kingdom and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps required to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

The security of your personal data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.

How long we retain your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, tax or reporting requirements.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Children’s Information

We do not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 18. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Cookies

Cookies are data that is stored in your browser while you surf the web. When you visit a website, cookies are sent to the server to let the website know your previous browsing history. We may use cookies to track your use of our website and services in order to provide you with a more personalised experience. You may elect to not accept our use of cookies by choosing the appropriate setting on your browser. However, without cookies, you may not be able to experience some of the features we offer.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time at our sole discretion. Changes to this Policy will be effective when posted to this page and your continued use of our website and its services shall constitute your acceptance to such changes. We shall not be required to notify you in writing when changes are made to this Policy. We recommend that you check this page periodically to stay up to day on any modifications made to this Privacy Policy.

Last updated: 4th June 2020